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Old 12-16-2007, 12:26 AM   #1
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What would it look like without a bowtie?

Like this.

I was chopping, and I needed to delete the bowtie for some reason... and this was the result: frankly...I think it looks like it's missing a nose.
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Old 12-16-2007, 12:53 AM   #2
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LOL Yeah I dont like it at all! It definitely looks like there's something missing. Can you do a chop with a billet grille? I wonder how that would look on the 5th gen...
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Old 12-16-2007, 01:07 AM   #3
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Old 12-16-2007, 01:10 AM   #4
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Yeah, I definitely think the bowtie is required for the front end to look right.

I'd just like to see them move away from the gaudy and dated gold bowties on cars. They should be silver/nickel/etc. or body colored with a silver outline.
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Yeah, that's nice
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Old 12-16-2007, 01:19 AM   #6
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I forget where i read this, but I seem to recall those little bowties cost 25k to make, each. I suppose thats why the concept cars cost 2M

But yeah, taking the chevy emblem away makes it look like the tip of its nose is missing. And it still doesn't look right with SS or RS like you've done in some of your other pics
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Old 12-16-2007, 01:27 AM   #7
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I forget where i read this, but I seem to recall those little bowties cost 25k to make, each. I suppose thats why the concept cars cost 2M

But yeah, taking the chevy emblem away makes it look like the tip of its nose is missing. And it still doesn't look right with SS or RS like you've done in some of your other pics
you know...now that you bring it up, I wonder if those little damn things are made out of Gold...I'm serious! :eek: Have you ever seen one right up close? I think we've got something close on our Hi-res concept pics section. I hadn't thought of that untill now

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found one! goolllllld...................
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Yes, the concept's bow tie is made out of gold.
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Old 12-16-2007, 02:29 AM   #9
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Wow...looks weird.

Now, that silver w/ silver grill looks great! I wonder how that turns out w/ production....and how quick a silver billet grill becomes available. Dang...the aftermarket is going to be going nuts w/ this Camaro.

Oh, and those black mags are really growing on me.
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Old 12-16-2007, 06:57 AM   #10
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Damn it's ugly without the bowtie I actually love the bowtie and will demand that it is on mine since I want to stick out even more in this Volvo infested country. I get a warm fuzzy feeling whenever I see that bowtie
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Old 12-16-2007, 09:12 AM   #11
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Color Matched or Coordinated Bowtie-





I chose the green with silver 'cause I always liked my brothers Kawasaki in Silver w/Green. The orange isn't quite perfect though. But you get the idea.

Colors > Gold
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Old 12-16-2007, 09:51 AM   #12
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Um, do remember that background shot is HEAVILY color edited by me.

I was going for a very...vibrant gold.
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My vote goes for either a gold or silver bowtie... Since I want a dark grey/pewter 09, I think silver would look best with mine. But as long as I GET one, I won't be picky about the little things!
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personally i think it totally changes the look of the front end without that there. im having mixed feelings about it.
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